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Learning to build healthy dating relationships is an important part of being a teenager. The following tips can help you understand what it takes:
Your child’s first steps, first words and the first time you send your child off to school are all incredible moments you will never forget as a parent. But what about your child’s first bad night’s sleep? Or your child’s first lesson in potty training? How do you prepare for these moments?
The Department of Defense and partner organizations have a number of tools and resources designed for parents with children age birth to 5 years old to answer questions like these and help prepare you for the kinds of parenting challenges that arise during the critical first years of a child’s life.
I remember calling home from college one day babbling on to my parents about this “incredible” credit card deal I was offered in the mail. I can’t remember the details now, but I am sure I sounded something like this, “And no annual fee and no interest and a free trip to Hawaii and a fuzzy white unicorn for me to ride…” Well, maybe not the unicorn, but you get the idea. After my father told me not to sign anything, he uttered, “If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.” Luckily I listened, and so began the first of many lessons on becoming a better, more educated consumer.
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Nothing is quite like the excitement of anticipating your five-year-old walking through the doors of “big school” for the first time. Everyone’s been talking about it and preparing for it for months - the build-up is intense! And before you know it, the big day is here. Like any good parent, you want to know how to help your kindergartner navigate through the first few days and weeks of school. Here are a few tips that will help you and your child during this exciting time.
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All parents want their children to succeed in school. One of the best ways to support your child is by building a relationship with your child’s teachers, administrators and counselors. Sometimes even with full support at home, children struggle in school. Communication is the key to building a positive relationship with your child’s school faculty. Your relationship can be instrumental to your child’s success.